facebook  Linkedin
PMI ATP logo
Dhananjay Gokhale | Project Management Mentor   Dhananjay M. Gokhale

Catalyst - Project Management : A free lancer trainer, facilitator, & mentor!

  • PMP, PRINCE2-Practitioner
  • PMI-RMP (Risk Mgmt Professional)
  • TOC (Theory of Constraints) FE Certified
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Accredited, through Asianic Psychologist Press (APP) Accredited, World's View South Africa Accredited on 9 Conversations in Leadership
  • Practicing Healer & Psychotherapist
  • Former President (& Founder), PMI Pune Deccan India Chapter from 2002-2008
    (Winner of the "Chapter Of the Year" Award from PMI USA for the year 2007.)pdf download

"Felicitated by Man of the Year 2012 award by American Biographical Institute" for his contribution to the field of Project Management Education."   Award

Eric Jenett award


PMI awarded DG this year's :
PMI - 2013 Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award

This award is to recognize and honor an individual who has made outstanding contribution(s) to the practice of the project management profession and who has demonstrated leadership and initiative while advancing project management concepts, techniques, practices or theories.

Author and co-author of the books for preparation of examinations like - PMP®, CAPM®, COMPTIA®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP® (Schedule Professional)
Former Chief (& Founder) – PMCOE, SEED Infotech, PMI R.E.P.
Former Chief (& Founder) – PELCON, PMI R.E.P. Global

PMI Certificate In his earlier career, after his spell with CEAT Ltd he joined as a dealer development professional in Mercedes-Benz India he was quite active in implementing 19 franchisee outlets for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in India. He was then deputed in Natwest Bank, Greece by KPIT Systems Limited to set up and manage Project Management Office (PMO). Dhananjay initiated formal Project Management movement in Pune with the help of SEED Infotech, where he established & led Project Management Center of Excellence (PMCOE) - a PMI R.E.P. He assisted Compulink Systems Limited as an advisory board member for web based project management product called ProjectByNetTM. Project Excellence Learning & Consulting (PELCON) PMI R.E.P. Global division got established and grew leaps and bounds under his leadership.

Dhananjay provides project management enabling services to domains like: Core IT, Engineering Projects, IT – Banking, Airline & Insurance, Manufacturing, Construction, Education and E-learning. With a passion for project management coupled with excellent coaching skills, Dhananjay has designed and provided value-adding enabling workshops, games, and handholding services to many leading organizations in India, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Australia, South Africa, UK and US.

He has extensively suggested new pathways for Project Management Competency Mapping Framework. He has presented a model on PM Competency Mapping, during PMI Global Conference in Singapore in 2005. The assessment of project managers was carried out using this model in organizations like Skytech (United Airlines & TGC Group Co), RAK Bank Dubai, Tata Johnson Control, NIIT Limited, Xpanxion Ltd. He has successfully implemented Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) method for projects. ProChain Inc. has invited him as a Panel Member for the subject Facilitating Key Critical Chain Behavior Changes.

  A path-breaking concept in PM competencies: A mindset of RENUNCIATION! an extremely important personal competency for project managers!, is contributed by him. Through a unique activity, he has developed Certified High Quality facilitators/ trainers for PM training programs.
He has developed and stabilized Project Management syllabus and conducted workshop for India's reputed management institutes like SP-Jain Institute of Management Research, National Insurance Academy, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. He has provided Subject Matter Expert (SME) services to learning products development organizations like NIIT, Tata Interactive Systems, Knowgence Systems during development of the e-learning & Instructor Led courses.

As a Practitioner of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)®, he makes a very effective use of is incorporating the fundamentals of Personality Assessment with its dynamics in organization development.

Dhananjay assists and enables organizations and individuals in :

Personal Interests and contributions :

He has expressed his views through his speeches at forums like :

pdf download